While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.» Read More
Chattanooga, which has grappled with pollution and economic decay, is now home to a grassroots movement that hopes to kickstart the city ... with letters.
Should the U.S. be doing business with countries that are rich in resources — and friendly —but accused of corruption and human rights violations?
Significant oversupply in the shipping market has contributed to the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) falling by 71.87 percent over the last two years, but one expert told CNBC he believes market conditions will improve in the next few years.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
You’ve heard the expression “putting your feet to the fire,” but one Cornell professor is doing that literally. He teaches workshops and corporate training exercises in the art of firewalking.
The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.
U.S. investors are looking to Europe for places to park their spare cash, but opportunities may depend on the European debt crisis continuing, according to market participants on both sides of the Atlantic.
President Barack Obama told Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping on Tuesday that Beijing must play fair in international trade and vowed to keep pressing China to clean up its human rights record.
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Love is in the air and heart-shaped things, chocolates, flowers and pudgy babies slinging arrows are everywhere, it seems, from storefront windows to your inbox. But when it comes to the workplace, to quote Rose Royce (or more specifically, Miles Gregory), “Love don’t live here anymore.”
President Obama’s budget blueprint, to be laid out Monday, is an election-year wager that higher taxes on the rich and spending on popular programs will outweigh deficit concerns, The New York Times reports.
Israel will bomb Iran and it’s increasingly likely to happen this year, according to Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura.
Kids have been writing their names, proclamations of love and angst-filled manifestos on bathroom stalls since the invention of the permanent marker. Well now, thanks to the recession, cash-strapped universities are offering the opportunity to get your name on that wall 4-EVER!
This just in – money isn’t always No. 1! After the recession, a whopping number of Baby Boomers say money isn’t the most important thing they hope to leave to their kids. What could be more important than money?!
Investors should start scaling back risk in their portfolio in anticipation of more favorable buying opportunities in the coming weeks, Chris Watling, CEO and chief market strategist at Longview Economics, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Two American brothers of a Mexican casino magnate who fled drug and fraud charges in the United States and has been seeking a pardon enabling him to return have emerged as major fund-raisers and donors for President Obama’s re-election campaign, The New York Times reports.
What’s the best geographic location for your money? The “Fast Money” pros were split.
The Fast Money traders scan the global to find the best investment opportunities for investors, and weigh in on which regional stock market offers the best valuation.
Emerging markets are well placed to weather the storm of the sovereign debt crisis currently engulfing the euro zone, and emerging economies are expected to grow by 5.3 percent this year and 6.1 percent in 2013, Pablo Goldberg, global head of Emerging Markets Research at HSBC, wrote in a report.
A series of tit-for-tat statements between Iran and the European Union showed no signs of abating on Saturday, with the Iranian Oil Minister saying that oil exports “will certainly be cut to some European countries.”